Kevin Sullivan Shoot Interview

You name an old school territory and Kevin Sullivan was probably there. From ECW to SMW to NWA to Florida to being WCW’s booker during a controversial time, Sullivan opens up and talks about everything. He came to the RF Video offices to give the stories and behind the scenes info on his career. Sometimes funny, always informative, you will not only know everything you wanted to know about Sullivan, but you will learn about the business end of wrestling in this shoot. This is almost like a college course in booking philosophies. Here are some of the things Sullivan talked about:

-His start in the business.
-Looks at his career as a bodybuilder.
-Early days in Memphis & Georgia.
-Lots of stories about Jerry Lawler, Eddie Gilbert, Tommy Rich, Buzz Sawyer and more.
-Details on the Florida territory.
-Start of his infamous Florida gimmick.
-Stories about the Windhams, Mark Lewin, Ron Bass and more.
-Talks about Eddie & Mike Graham.
-Relationship with Dusty Rhodes.
-How all the famous angles, interviews and skits in Florida were developed.
-Why did he go to the NWA?
-The complete story on the downfall of Florida Championship Wrestling.
-Did he like being a manager in NWA rather than a wrestler?
-All the info on the Varsity Club.
-Did he think the group was held back?
-Details on the downfall of the NWA.
-Sullivan takes you into WCW.
-Why did he leave?
-Info on ECW, Japan, Smoky Mountain Wrestling and W*ING.
-The scoop on the brutal angles with Kanemura and Brian Lee.
-Eddie Gilbert/Paul Heyman problems.
-Lots of details about when he was WCW booker.
-Sullivan explains his role in ECW talent raids.
-Shoot mic comments during Konnan match towards ECW.
-The rise and fall of WCW.
-The series of matches when he teamed with Cactus Jack vs. The Nasty Boys.
-His opinions of Eric Bischoff and Vince Russo.
-How did Sullivan talk Hogan into turning heel?
-The series of matches vs. Chris Benoit.
-Sullivan explains how he feels he helped Benoit.
-Did their personal problems over Nancy Sullivan interfere?
-All the turmoil of WCW.
-Why didn’t he ever go to WWF?
-Sullivan talks about always working stiff.
-Did he ever get any heat over working so stiff?
-Why did he work so stiff?
-His future.
-Plus much more and classic matches..